Community Calendar

Community Calendar is a free service.  Please submit your events or information in writing to or mail to WBRM, 147 N. Garden Street, Marion, NC 28752.  Please submit your information a week to 10 days ahead of the event. 

McDowell High Class of 1978 will hold a reunion Saturday, October 20th.  McDowell High Classes of 1976 through 1980 are also invited.  The reunion will be held at Marion Lake Club at Lake James.  Gather at 4pm, dinner at 5:30 and music starts at 6pm.  Please RSVP by October 6th.  A golf tournament will start the day at 8:00 am...$26 per person, Captain’s Choice.  Deadline for entry...September 30th.  For more information call 828-442-1526

In honor of the 175th Anniversary of McDowell County, a free concert and history day will be held at the Historic Carson House Saturday September 29 from 10:30 until 4:00.  Musicians include Gordon Warburton and family, The Belfast Boys, Dulcina, Matthew Boerger, Barbara Stevenson, Justified and Freddy Bradburn.  A wide variety of heritage music will be enjoyed by all.  Food trucks will be on site providing a wide variety of meals and snacks.  The Over Mountain Victory Trail will have living history demonstrations throughout the day.  Bring the whole family and spend the day.  For more information contact the Historic Carson House 828-724-4948 or

“Walmart Yard Sale for Children’s Miracle Network” will open the side parking lot for tables for customers each Saturday in September.  There will be a $10 fee for front and back spaces. All proceeds to go to Children’s Hospital at Greenville

The Historic Carson House is sponsoring an afternoon tea and fashion show of historically inspired dresses designed by Kerri Davis.  The event takes place on Sunday September 23rd at 3 o’clock at the fellowship hall of First Baptist Church of Marion.  Tickets are $20.00 and must be purchased in advance.  You may get tickets by contacting the Historic Carson House at 828-724-4948.  Space is limited to the first 100 tickets sold.